Brihanta, Bṛhanta, Bṛhantā: 8 definitions
Brihanta means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Brihanta has 6 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit terms Bṛhanta and Bṛhantā can be transliterated into English as Brhanta or Brihanta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
1) adj. = bṛhant gross [ŚVETĀŚV. Upakośā 1, 6. 3, 7.] —
2) m. Nomen proprium eines Fürsten (vgl. bṛhant m.) [Mahābhārata 1, 6987. 2, 1014. 1016. fg. 5, 76.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) Adj. gross. —
2) m. Nomen proprium eines Fürsten.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 4.41.11 < [Sukta 41]
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List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)